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The Anti-Tourist: Jenny Diski's Skating to Antarctica and Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America with Interruptions

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Jenny Diski's travel memoirs Skating to Antarctica and Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking around America with Interruptions, suggesting that these works celebrate the ... More


Transatlantic Women's Literature

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book contributes to the evolving debate surrounding Transatlantic Studies and transatlantic literature. It focuses on twentieth-century women's narratives of travel and adventure, and their ... More


Excursions in Identity: Travel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan

Laura Nenzi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831172
eISBN:
9780824869199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831172.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the Edo period (1600–1868), status-and gender-based expectations largely defined a person’s place and identity in society. The wayfarers of the time, however, discovered that travel provided the ... More


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